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Ate Our First REAL Eggs
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KellyGa    Posted 06-27-2004 at 04:55:09       [Reply]  [No Email]
Yep, finally got enough out of them to eat our first real fried eggs this morning. Had some bacon and orange slices with them. They were SOOOOOOOO good. Much, MUCH better than any store bought egg.


steve19438    Posted 06-27-2004 at 09:22:43       [Reply]  [Send Email]
i'm guessing that these are not "brown" eggs???


KellyGa    Posted 06-27-2004 at 10:19:32       [Reply]  [No Email]
UGGGGHHHHHH...steve that was in bad taste, very bad taste.


steve19438    Posted 06-27-2004 at 14:49:18       [Reply]  [Send Email]
the eggs or my joke?


~Lenore    Posted 06-27-2004 at 10:26:18       [Reply]  [No Email]
I thought so too, Kelly.
Steve just had his stirrer in his hand and could not resist, I guess.


deadcarp    Posted 06-27-2004 at 08:48:31       [Reply]  [No Email]
Well good - now you have to learn how to deal with fresh eggs. First off, the fresher it is - the higher the yoke will stand when cracked into the frying pan. Secondly, a rare few eggs will escape notice when gathering them. Or you'll find a hidden nest. They might be good or not so if you don't want to candle them, at least get used to cracking them into a bowl and whiffing before you ruin a whole recipe. Third, once you start getting too many eggs, shove a carton back in the fridge for a couple weeks so they'll peel when you boil them, otherwise you'll have problems with them and have to soak them in vinegar etc. Different from store-bought that are inadvertently but routinely "aged" by their processors. :)




KellyGa    Posted 06-27-2004 at 10:22:58       [Reply]  [No Email]
Thanks for the info deadcarp. :) Good to know.


eg    Posted 06-27-2004 at 06:51:54       [Reply]  [No Email]
morning kelly! congrats on the eggs. eg


KellyGa    Posted 06-27-2004 at 10:22:16       [Reply]  [No Email]
Thanks eg :) and good morning toyou!


New-Gen    Posted 06-27-2004 at 05:00:00       [Reply]  [No Email]
Now just think how much better "real" fried chicken would taste than storebought!!
{JUST KIDDING! PLEASE DON'T SHOOT ME!!!}


KellyGa    Posted 06-27-2004 at 05:05:57       [Reply]  [No Email]
LOL! I've spent way too much on those chickens to go and eat them! Wouldn't be cost effective. Rather just have them as pets. :) The eggs are so good. I won't shoot you,this time, ;)


mike    Posted 06-27-2004 at 07:59:40       [Reply]  [No Email]
after 10-12 months the egg production will slow. We used to avg just under 1 egg per chicken per day. when egg pdroduction slowed we crock-potted the little buggers and started a new flock


KellyGa    Posted 06-27-2004 at 12:47:16       [Reply]  [No Email]
Nope, gonna let them retirein peace and raise a new bunch. By that time we will be moved and I can have as many as I want. :)


New-Gen    Posted 06-27-2004 at 05:25:00       [Reply]  [No Email]
So---you're saying the "K" in "KFC" won't ever stand for "Kelly"---right? LOL


KellyGa    Posted 06-27-2004 at 12:48:11       [Reply]  [No Email]
Riiiiggghht..I love chicken, but I won't eat my pets! LOL!


Ron/PA    Posted 06-27-2004 at 05:08:42       [Reply]  [No Email]
Dunno about cost effective, I stopped at the store yesterday to get a chicken for the grill. Eight dollars and change, If I were your neighbor I'd be eyeing them pets of yours reallll close.
Ron


KellyGa    Posted 06-27-2004 at 10:21:33       [Reply]  [No Email]
EIGHT DOLLARS???? Good grief! I buy one for 3 to 4 dollars!!!


Clod    Posted 06-27-2004 at 06:33:10       [Reply]  [No Email]
I ,, used to have chickens Kelly.. But once I named the chickens I would not eat their eggs.Nor the chickens.


KellyGa    Posted 06-27-2004 at 12:48:45       [Reply]  [No Email]
Why not the eggs?


Clod    Posted 06-27-2004 at 20:37:59       [Reply]  [No Email]
Oh ,,I dont know,,


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